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Hilton Minneapolis

1001 Marquette Avenue, South

Minneapolis, MN 55403

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Saturday night's events are all about meeting others with similar interests, learning, and having fun.

NAGC meetups are hosted by attendees passionate about their subject. Meetups start at 5:30 in various locations.

Register to attend only one of the 6 Saturday night Meetups. Your registration will help each host make their event a success.

***Remember there are various meetup locations, be sure to make a note of your location for your meetup group.


1. Gifted Education Coordinators Meetup

Join gifted education coordinators from across the nation to share successes and discuss challenges related to the coordination of gifted services. Equitable programming, identification, programatic resources and staff development will be among the topics of discussion.

Host: Tania Lyon
Location: Marquette 1, Hilton Minneapolis

2. Psychologists Meetup

Support and consultation for those who are private sector service providers in the counseling, tutoring, or coaching gifted world.

Host: Andrea Johnson
Location:
Marquette 2, Hilton Minneapolis

3. Unique Needs of Twice-Exceptional Students Meetup

Twice-Exceptional students have many exceptional needs. Come discuss the unique needs of twice-exceptional students ranging from identification, programming, collaborating with special education staff, the power of strength focused interventions ,and advocacy for student needs.

Host: Melanie Olson
Location:
Craft Bar and Lounge

4. Homeschoolers Meetup

Discuss the many patterns of homeschooling (partial or full-time, with curricula or "unschooling," K-12 or just for a short while) pursued by parents of gifted children, and share information on many resources for families of gifted children to help them decide if homeschooling is a good fit and how to do it if they so choose.

Host: Karl Bunday
Location:
Brit’s Pub

5. Special Schools and Programs Meetup – Create, Converse, Commune

It takes special people who are incredibly dedicated to make special schools and programs for gifted students a reality. Often we do this work of love in isolated pockets. Meet up with colleagues from across the nation to recharge, swap stories, and problem solve – know you are not alone!

Host: Lynette Breedlove
Location: Marquette 3, Hilton Minneapolis

6. Parent & Community Meetup

Parents, do you have questions about education for your gifted child? How about questions about their social or emotional development? Would you like to meet other parents of gifted learners and discuss parenting issues? The goal of the Parent and Community Network Meetup is to give parents and caregivers of the gifted the opportunity to come together, to meet, to develop connections, and to build support among one another. Please join us! We are looking forward to you being with us and sharing in this opportunity for casual conversation, relationship development, and community building.

Host: Janette Boazman
Location: Marquette 4, Hilton Minneapolis

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